The Michigan Conference Board of Trustees reports that 60 of Michigan’s 721 United Methodist churches are expected to be approved for disaffiliation at this year’s Annual Conference.
On Friday, June 4, members of the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference heard reports about benefits, finances, strategic plans, lay empowerment, trustee matters, and camp operations.
Bishop Bard comments on the changes taking place at Adrian College. He and four Michigan Conference clergy sit on the school’s Board of Trustees.
The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference took place on screens across the state on July 26-28. Bishop David Bard presided from a studio in Lansing. The essential mission was accomplished.
“The report of camping is at the heart of everyone,” said trustee chair Jim LeBaron after a new program approach was shared during the 2020 Corporate Session of The Michigan… Continue Reading UM Camping sets a new course
As Congress passes legislation for additional dollars to help small businesses, the Conference Trustees answer questions regarding the application for PPP loans.
Jim LeBaron, Chair of the Michigan Conference Board of Trustees, announces that an updated Withdrawal Agreement has been posted to the Disaffiliation webpage.
A process for disaffiliation from The UMC, outlined by Michigan Conference Trustees, will be posted Aug.1 on the Conference website.
Trustees of The Michigan Conference move forward on a Judicial Council assignment to provide terms for disaffiliation from The UMC.